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Echo of the Unconscious in Painting : A Case Study

Susanne Schuenke

2021 FAPA President's Book Award Winner: Bronze: Reference A psychoanalytic approach in research of the origin of creativity reveals: significant emotional experience is the base for formation of personal iconography, unconscious symbolism; biological (sexual and aggressive drives), psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of human existence have been transformed into the imagery; the metaphorical meanings of forms, colors, and composition manifest latent content, deciphered during analysis.
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